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CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the unemployment rate was 7.8% in september. that is down three tenths of a point from august. the economy created 114,000 jobs and the labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for the previous two months. it now says 181,000 jobs were created in july and 142,000 in august. a total of 86,000 more than first reported. we asked anthony mason to tell us what's behind these improved numbers. >> reporter: in circle pines, minnesota, where delkor systems makes food package magazines, c.e.o. dale anderson has hired 40 people this year and now has 160 employees. >> i think the economy has really -- it's picking up. >> reporter: ryan is one of these new workers. after leaving his job in construction, he retrained to become a machinist. d i chose manufacturing for the reasons that, you know, it's not -- doesn't seem as affected by small swings in the economy. >> reporter: delkor tripled its research and development budget during the recession. it's paid off. anderson is building this new heant. >> that's the reason we're moving and we have plans to continue hiring. >> reporter: nationally th
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
this. with regards to the a economy. and go to our facebook fan section, www.kron4.com you can watch it live on our go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >>pam: decision 2012. the first presidential debate will begin. political analyst is here, coming up. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. (male announer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: at 5:30 fleet week has arrived
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
specific progrowth solutions to get our economy in gear. we can have a dynamic progrowth economy that fosters independence and opportunity verses a stagnant economy that fosters dependency. >> paul ryan is stomping in iowa today before flying to virginia tonight. the wisconsin congressman is set to debate vice president joe biden next thursday in kentucky. >>> president obama has announced plans to visit kern county the monument of cesar chavez will be in keen where he lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. this trip will include another fund-raiser. >>> a father and son credit a working smoke alarm for helping them escape their burning home. vallejo fire crews say it looks like the fire started in the garage of the large three-story home on el camino real. the first -- it's a story by first brow -- brought you live. it erupted around 3:00 as the father and son were inside sleeping. >> two occupants were inside. the device got their attention and then about able to get -- and they were able to get out unharmed.
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
on the economy and jobs. >> as you said, the focus clearly on the economy from jobs to taxes to the deficit. mitt romney went on the attack early among other things on what he planned to cut. >> obama care is on my list, apologize mr. president. >> i like -- >> good. i'm sorry, jim, i will stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i like big bird. i will not keep borrowing money. >> president obama responded by questioning pledge to cut taxes for all and reducing the deficit at the same time. >> math, common sense and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. we've tried this. we've tried both approaches. the approach that governor romney is talking about is the same sales pitch that's made in 2001-2003. >> the national federation of independent businesseses said your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. >> romney slammed the president for the collapse of sill cylinderra and among things. 46% of america he considered himself -- themselves victims. even president supporters frustrated he didn't go on the owe -- offensive. >> we have crews with both
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
inch toward the election from the presidential debate performance to the improving economy now. more on that from mark matthews. >> good morning. >>reporter: in san francisco one sign of improving economy. shoppers line up around the block for the opening of clothing story. i feel in lick we have picked up. economy itself. but i d't kw. don't ow irest of e cotry. >>reporter lor departmt atistics she thees of the couny islso im prong 11 11000 w jobs added in septber. revised number for july and august show 86,000 more jobs than originally reported. taking away a favorite line of mitt romney stump speech. >> we have had 43 state months of unemployment above 8%. >>reporter: romney support remembers now questioning the new labor numbers. >> i wouldn't bet my more than on the numbers being correct that's for sure. >>reporter: the fact the esidenttravel rating climbing since the convention suggest that people feel more hopeful. >> this is a sign of the economy is boosting. >> it will get better. stabilizing. >> he has been selling nours on union square for squix years and not a exp
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of americans. healthcare, and the economy, big topics of the debate >> the first presidential debate is now in the books. a contentious but not overtly hostile affair. they traded jabs about how to bring jobs back to america and other points. one of the issues was tax cuts, specifically cuts for high-income americans. >> i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. i know that you and your running mate keep saying that, but it's not just not the case. i've got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that's not true and hoping i'll believe it. but that is not the case. >> for 18 months, he's been running on this tax plan. and now five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is never mind! and the fact is if you are lowering the rates the way you describe, governor, then it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high-income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. >> according to a poll by cnn, 67% of americans believe that mitt romney won the first debate. that's comp
KICU
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
about domestic policy. one key topic here has been repairing the u.s. economy. each candidate seemed to disagree on how the government might help add jobs. the president seemed to call on more government initiatives while romney seeks less. the debate started about an hour ago and has 30 minutes less. we will have more in a live report from denver for you in just 12 minutes. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the oakland a's story. this afternoon the plot got even more improbable. on the final game of the regular season in front of a packed coliseum crowd, the a's quenched the american league west after never having once led the division all year. there was quite a celebration this afternoon. fred. >> absolutely, gasia. the second showering this week as a matter of fact. you know, june 30th, the oakland a's trailed texas by 13 games in the standing and since then they went on a 57 to 26 tear. this is the best record in major league baseball since june 30th and their mo is usually come back victories just like today. they trailed texas 5 to 1 in the fourth inning when the a's put t
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
the president at this point or is the economy baked into this election? >> both things are probably true. the point that you made about the lowest level since he took office, that's important. we're already seeing in polling are more optimism among voters about the economy. that all is to the president's benefit but a very weak rae covery. 114,000 jobs is not very robust at all. you still have a very high percentage of those who have been out of work for six months or more so the economy is still really hurt iing. the question is whether anything that happens on the economy now is enough to move people's feelings significantly when you're down to a point of a much smaller pool of voters who will change their minds at this point. >> what do you have coming up on "meet the press" this morning? >> we have a special panel including newt gingrich and robert gibbs. also, what you haven't heard from arnold schwarzenegger this week about his personal failings and the race for the white house. >> david gregory, thank you very much. >>> up next on "today," is bigger better when it comes to people
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
-driven economy. 70% of what our economy does comes right back to us and how we behave. >> what is the expectation that this is a trend and we will continue to see a lessening of the unemployment numbers? >> this is where things get a little more questionable. the last three septembers we've actually seen that part-time unemployment number, part-time employment, rather increase. and it's kind of a cyclical thing. we've been seeing this happen over and over again. what we really want to see is those real great full-time jobs getting filled. that's where people are maximizing their salary. that's where people are feeling that they really can move forward and make bigger decisions. such as buying a new home. we've seen in fact construction. the numbers of construction workers came back a little bit in this report. the number of health care workers, 44,000 new health care jobs went back to work in the month of september. that's always been a strong category. and it continues to be. the sciences are strong. >> any negative implications from these numbers? >> t
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
the president's debate performance to the improving economy. more on that with mark matthews. >> good morning. >> in san francisco, one sign of an improving economy, shoppers lined up around the block for the opening of the clothing store. >> i feel like we have picked up in the economy. but i don't know. i don't know for the rest of the country. >> the labor department statistics show the rest of the country is also improving 114,000 new jobs added in september. the revised numbers for july and august show 86,000 more jobs than originally reported, taking away a favorite line of mitt romney's stump speech. >> we've had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%. >> romney supporters are now questioning the new labor numbers. >> i wouldn't bet my mortgage on the numbers being correct. >> but the fact the president's approval rating has been climbing, suggests that people feel more hopeful. >> the more cranes you see around town, it's a sign the economy is boosting. >> it's going to get better. it's stabilizing. >> he's been selling flowers at union square for 66 years. he's not a supporter o
KICU
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
on their plans for the economy, and even had a lengthy debate about keeping obamacare. >> reporter: while the first debate started with a friendly greeting, even a mention of the president's 20th wedding anniversary, mitt romney came out swinging on the economy. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked directly at the president who instead addressed most of his responses to the audience, or the moderator. the debate remained sizzled, mitt romney went after the president for green energy, and high profile companies in the bay area. >> you put $90 billion, like 50 years worth of breaks, into solar and wind. i have a friend who say you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers. >> reporter: the president said his plan doesn't add up. >> i think math, common sense, and our history shows us that's not a recipe
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the pipe like. but it would take two years, the restructuring, because of the overall economy. >> she's not upbeat. she's trying to be up-front and honest. sometimes the market doesn't necessarily like hearing those things come out of the ceo's mouth. >> reporter: whitman said the ceo's in previous years were also to blame. >> no one wants to see the uncertainty. any ceo is going to have to be somewhere for a while to instill their game plan. >> reporter: market watch editor dan gallagher says hp's sheer size makes it hard to work through the company. >> we've had a problem getting that stuff out to the market for people to buy it. >> reporter: for hp, the personal computer and printer markets are flat. it does not have a smartphone. and it remains to be seen how well its just released tablet will compete. >> a huge company like hp, it takes a long time to react. >> reporter: in other words, time is not on hp's side. >> whether investors are going to give them, you know, the time that they want to do that is a good question. we don't really know that right now. >> reporter: whatever h
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
of oakland. we think it's an economy issue also. >> they say they have 52,000 followers on their facebook page. a's manager said they have no plans to remove the tarps for the division playoffs. >> the mayors of cincinnati and san francisco have placed a friendly wager on the game tonight. edwards lee and mark mallory from cincinnati will bet, benefiting the youth sports programs. larry beil brings us up-to-date with the morning sports report. >> good morning. here's the problem with the one-game playoff. you play 162 games to get one chance. and an umpire blows a call that kills you. it happened in the braves-cardinals game last night. in atlanta former president jimmy carter enjoying the action. you like this. molina with a drive to right. jason heyward fighting the sun, back to the wall and makes the catch! spectacular concentration. top of the sixth, former a, matt holliday, solo homer off of kris medlen. 4-2, cardinals. meltdown in the eighth. pete going out on this pop-up. holiday comes in. the ball drops they called the infield fly rule so the batter is automatically out. instead o
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> reporter: yeah, frank and michelle, good morning to you. the economy is expected to be issue number one here at the debate hall at the university of denver, certainly both candidates seasoned debaters. while mitt romney has never been in a presidential debate before, he has been in 19 multicandidate debates during the republican primary. he has been here in the state since monday. the president is expected to arrive in colorado later this afternoon. the stage is built. the cameras are in place. and the candidates are in their final hours of preparation. >> governor, are you ready for tomorrow? >> i'm getting there. >> reporter: mitt romney grabbed a burrito. on his break president obama did sightseeing to hoover dam. when they arrive at the university of denver tonight they will face a lot of questions about the economy. >> i'm not interested in creating democratic jobs or republican jobs. i'm interested in creating american jobs. >> reporter: tonight's debate will feature six 15-minute segments. the first three are devoted entirely to the economy. >> there doesn't seem to be a whole l
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
on the economy and other domestic issues. and, of course, that debate took place in denver in colorado. colorado is a swing state. different surveys show mitt romney is the winner of the first debate. there are two more presidential debates coming up. bigad shaban has highlights. >> reporter: good morning. it seems like mitt romney got the boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensive for much of the night. romney touted his own accomplishments as governor of massachusetts but continually pointed to what he called the failed promises of the obama administration. >> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: the theme of the debate for president obama appeared to be that romney's plans lacked specifics. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans secret because it's to
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
than we -- a lot more beer than we used to. >> how those pints provide a snapshot of our economy. ,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. a safeway, is being kept in >>> a bay area mother accused of ditching her daughter while trying to steal groceries at a safeway is being kept in jail. 38-year-old marcy erico did not enter a plea in court today. she was declared a flight risk after learning she already tried leaving the state and has relatives in wyoming. the d.a. says if released she wouldn't show up for the next court appearance. >> her daughter's pre
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
: presint obama called the september report proof the economy is improving under his policies. >> we made too much progress to return to the policies that led to the crisis in the first place. i can't allow that to happen. >> reporter: mitt romney continued his argument in tv ads launching today that the recovery is too slow. >> i have a plan to create 12 million new jobs. >> reporter: they pointed out the new numbers of jobs created has been decreasing since july. >> that number has to grow. >> reporter: this report a positive sign for a still fragile economy. one downside to the report many of the jobs created were part-time jobs, not part-time jo jobs. i'm danielle lee, nbc news. >>> as the unemployment rate goes down, unfortunately bad news here with gas going up. in the past 24 hours, gas prices have gone up by 15 cents a gallon statewide. and here in the bay area, a lot of drivers experiencing big-time sticker shock at the pump. we're live now. is that money for regular? >> reporter: that's right. we haven't seen a lot of people come by this particular station and that's because, as
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
issues including the economy. romney is focused on foreign policy and slamming the president over his handling of the events in the middle east. romney said the president has shown weakness in the middle east. heightened the prospect of conflict and instability. can provoke aggression and encourage disorder. the president is looking forward to debating foreign policy with mitt romney. >> this president promised a few things. he'd end the iraq war. he did. >> said to be planning a major foreign policy speech to deliver in the next few weeks. cbs news washington. >> foreign policy will be the focus of the third and final presidential debate scheduled for october 22nd in florida. >> the supreme court starts a new session today. there are a number of big cases the court is considering hearing this year including issues related to same sex marriage. 6 of the 9 justices attended red mass in washington d.c. yesterday. it is the traditional mass held the day before the start of a new session. >>> major recall by gm. the potential problem with more than 40,000 cars. >> is yours on the list? pl
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first of all, i like the way we did it
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
debate performance to the improving economy. more on that from mark matthews. >> good morning. >> in san francisco, one sign of an improving economy, shoppers lined up around the block for the opening of a clothing store. >> i feel we have picked up. i don't know. i don't know for the rest of the country. >> the statistics show the rest of the country is improving. 114,000 new jobs added in september. revised numbers for july and august, 86,000 more jobs than originally reported, taking away a favorite line of mitt romney's stump speech. rom supporters are questioning the new labor numbers. >> i wouldn't put my mortgage numbers on these being correct. >> it's been climbing since the convention suggests that people feel more hopeful. >> it's a sign the economy is improving. >> it's stabilizing. >> reporter: he has been selling flowers on union square for 66 years. he is not a president obama but he does see what is happening on the street. >> the worst is over. >> for the president the new numbers shifted attention from the lackluster debate performance and on to a bit of positive news. >
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
five weeks now from a presidential election that has been dominated by talk about the economy. the latest job numbers could be crucially important for the election because they are a bell weather for how our nation's economy is doing. economists believe more jobs were created last month and the month before but the unemployment rate could pick up to about 8.2%. on the campaign trail yesterday the president and mitt romney hammered each over who is best with dealing with the economy. >> we can't afford to double down on the same top down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. it's not a plan for our economy. >> they plan on raising taxes on american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs not kill jobs in this country. >> reporter: we are going to get quick reaction from both candidates this morning as they campaign in virginia. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns. >>> time right now 5:125. a professional parachuter is being -- laveran went sky diving to celebrate her 80th birthday. she al
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's not interested in bidding. >> we have to find ways to raise the economy. it's find a way to create more jobs. >> and there is a res yugs requiring a vote of the public before outsource together police department can happen. >> thank you. >> and a san francisco man under aest for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from parkside elementary school is fashion charges. the 25-year-old is accused of a second incident in washington elementary school. a teacher says he hid in a bathroom taking inappropriate photos of four girls reaching underneath the stall. >> there could be more victims that we are looking for. the fact that two weeks ago, we didn't have this mug shot out there. now this, will help with us this new case. because... the dpeens attorney will not be able to argue this teacher just saw his picture on television or in the newspaper. won't able to do that. it hasn't been out there. >> he's already in jail accused of groping a 9-year-old girl at parkside elementary and then carrying her off campus. investigators say she fought him off, ran back to school, reporting the crime. >> a man is in cr
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and what we have to continue to do moving forward to strengthen our economy. >> reporter: as for governor romney, who is trailing in the polls, he will be looking for a breakout moment and voters will be looking for details on his plan to lower taxes and the deficit. >> i think you will hear a great deal of specifics. you will hear the contrast because the president's reforms haven't been enough to help the economy. that's going to be the thing for me is someone who comes forward with a comprehensive cohesive plan for the economy and where america realistically fits into that. that's going to be probably what swings it. >> reporter: both candidates know that every answer and gesture counts. while fumbles can be costly. meaning what happens tonight could decide what happens on november 6. joining me now is cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman. i know you participated in a lot of these debates, coached people what would be your advice to mitt romney to give him the edge? >> reporter: it wouldn't be learn to do do zingers, people don't feel he is authentic. you can't teach people to do somethin
KRON
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm PDT
be a good indicator of the economy. >> if you are going to watch the blue angels the weather should be cooperative. more of your fleet week forecast and for the weekend festivities coming up. >>pam: our top stories of lafayette police have arrested a volleyball coach for sexual misconduct. this coach was taken into custody after allegations that he was having an appropriate relationships with a female student. he is bas placed on administrative leave. >> an officer involved shooting in hayward leaving one man dead. he is accused of stealing a car. he did not put his hands up he instead reached for a weapon and officers fired. the have not identified the weapon that was used. >> with a ton of items with fighter jets flying above as the blue angels have the big show for fleet week. and the bluegrass festival kicked off today at golden gate park. it is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of people. the big topic on the campaign trial is the new jobs report. the unemployment rate fell at 7.8%. however, the president and the candidate are making very takes catherine heenan has more.
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. certainly the economy is expected to be issue number one at the hall in the university of denver. the president is expected to arrive in colorado this afternoon while mitt romney has been in the state since monday. >>> reporter: the stage is built. the cameras are in place and the candidates are in their final hours of preparation. >> governor, are you ready for tomorrow? >> i'm get there is. >> reporter: mitt romney took a break from his rehearsal to grab a burrito. president obama went sightseeing at hoover dam. tonight they will face a lot of questions about the economy. >> i'm not interested in creating democratic or republican jobs. i'm interested in creating american jobs. >> reporter: tonight's debate will feature six 15-minute segments, the first three devoted entirely to the economy. >> there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of opportunity. >> reporter: john quinn is one of those people who will be paying close attention to those first 45 minutes of the debate. he is about to lose his apartment after being unemployed for four months
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
on the economy and other domestic issues. that debate took place at the university of denver, colorado being a big swing state in this election, as well. the focus of the debate was the economy. but big bird somehow got into the dialogue there. and, of course, as we mentioned, there were some polls that showed that romney came out ahead of the president on that first debate. bigad shaban joins us live from denver with some highlights from last night. [ pause ] >> reporter: good morning. it seems mitt romney may have got the boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensive all night. romney you wanted to his own successes as massachusetts governor but highlighted what he called the failed promises of the obama administration. >>> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: the theme of the
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
by user fees. so when the economy tanked and people stopped building and remodeling, the planning, building, and code enforcement department shank by about 100 staff members. >> and you can see 80% of the desks were empty. and we sat there for 45 minutes, an hour sometimes, hour and a half just to have them look at the plans and check something off. >> reporter: as the economy recovered and construction picked up, the city was understaffed. the assistant director of the planning department says that has now changed. >> in 2012, we have hired new inspectors, new plan check engineers, as well as new planners. and right now we are back at our timelines for building inspection. and what that means is if people need a home inspection, they can call and get an inspection the very next day. >> reporter: that there is more staff in the planning department is evident, but it may be too late. mullen tells us he knows of at least one business owner prepared to sue the city over the permit delays. and for his part, if business picks up, he doesn't know if he'll expand in san jose. >> extremel
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
rates in the u.s., and how the economy is playing a role. back in a moment. >>> tonight in health matters, the u.s. birth rate continues to fall, and expert says one reason a weak economy. last year's 1% drop in the number of births does not sound like a lot, but it was the lowest number of new babies since 1998. expert says families have put off having kids or expanding their families because of the high cost of raising children. the birth rate for single women, hispanics and african-americans have all dropped. but demographic with the biggest change was teenagers. the birth rate for girls 15 to 19 was the lowest it's been in more than seven decades. >>> the first new research in years on menopause and hormone replacement is out and it's potentially good news. starting low-dose treatment early in menopause can make women feel better and does not seem to raise heart risk. but the four-year study did not reduce the risk of breast cancer. even with the new information, doctors aren't changing advice. use hormones only for severe menopausal symptoms at the lowest dose for the least a
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
his big, bold idea is never mind. >> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithm
KICU
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
stocks finished the day mixed. dow industrial lost 32 and uncertainties about health of the economy in spain. nasdaq gained 6. >>> jp morgan chase is facing a new lawsuit over the activities of right before the economic melt down. a federal mortgage tax force claims committed fraud. the allegation involved mortgage security deals that cost investors billions of dollars between 2005 and 2007. jp morgan bought bear sterns back in 2008. >> this case is underlining the essential principle of the working group which is that there's one set of rules for everyone, and we will not tolerate fraud. >> this is the first lawsuit filed by the task force set up by the obama administration to conduct during the financial crisis. jp morgan says it intends to fight the lawsuit. >>> chevron is appealing a decision ordering it to pay property taxes. chevron filed the appeal in contra costa. earlier the board rejected chevron's appeal of the 2009 property tax bill and ordered the company to pay $27 million in taxes. a chevron spokesman tells ktvu the company is in mediation over assessments going back
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
at the university of denver tonight they will face a lot of questions about the economy. >> i'm not interested in creating democratic jobs or republican jobs. i'm interested in creating american jobs. >> reporter: tonight's debate will feature six 15-minute segments. the first three are devoted to the economy. >> there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of opportunity. >> reporter: john quinn is one of those people who will be paying close attention to those first 45 minutes of the debate. he is about to lose his apartment after being unemployed for four months. >> i'm a college graduate. i had a steady career in telecom for over 12 years. i look for work 7 days a week actually. it is the hardest unpaid job i have ever had. >> reporter: he wants to know what president obama and mitt romney will do for people like him. >> there's a lot of people who have been out of work for a long time who are not satisfied with the status quo with either party the way it is working. >> reporter: the final segments of debate will focus on healthcare. >> i want to repeal obamacare and replace it with something that
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
presidential forum on cbssf.com. today's issue, the economy. >>> 4:33. developing news from the south bay. two homicide investigations in san jose. the city's 36th homicide of the year happened about 12:30 this morning. a man was killed in east san jose. someone old fire on the victim and other people standing near a home. police think it was gang- related. there are no suspects. >>> there was a fight on south second street in the downtown area. about 8:30 last night police found the victim a man who was pronounced dead at the hospital. no suspect in that case. police are still trying to learn exactly what happened there. >>> a bizarre confrontation on the caltrain tracks turned the evening commute into a mess t took place near the diridon station in downtown san jose shortly after 5:00 in the afternoon. caltrain service through the area was disrupted for 4 hours due to the incident. a san mateo county sheriff's deputy on patrol for caltrain found a 29-year-old san jose man act strangely and laying on the tracks. the deputy followed the man down the tracks and called for backup. investigators
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
there is still more work to be done on the jobs front but insists the latest report is proof the economy is headed in the right direction. >> today's news certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: campaigning in virginia, gop white house hopeful mitt romney dismissed the unemployment rate falling below 8%. >> the reason it's come down this year is primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> reporter: economists say unemployment fell in part because more people have landed part-time work. that's what keenan han does. >> if i can get six months ahead, i can go back to montana. >> reporter: there is one more jobs report before election day. tara mergener, cbs news, the white house. >>> a moraga teen's quest to become an eagle scout is over since he told family, friends and a boy scouts counselor that he is gay. ryan is a high school senior who completed his final project just last month. it was an anti-bullying wal
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. they will deliver who has a better plan to make sure this economy turns around. >> well organizers in denver put the final touches on the debate stage and they are putting their final touches on their debate skills. >> reporter: president barack obama and mitt romney will focus on domestic issues, they will focus on the economy something we heard a lot about on the campaign trail. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious cushion about what we need to do to keep the country growing and restore security for hard working americans. >> do you want four more years for people struggling trying to find a job? >> mitt romney told supporters at a recent campaign stop, the debate is not about winning. >> i think he will be ready and he will be ready on the issues which really what this election is about. >> they are spinning in the encumbrance favor saying the debate will pressure the challengers. >> they will have to back up their statements and they will be held to cat for more as far as the facts. >> both candidates know every question counts and fumbles can be costly. >> very few can win
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
be broken this weekend. >>> with a new jobless rate, it said the u.s. economy generated only 114,000 new jobs in september, however the unemployment rate went down. the jobless rate is 7-point 8%, it's down 3/10th from august, the lowest rate since january 2009. labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for july and august and a separate report shows 873,000 people found new jobs last month. we will bring you more on the jobless numbers when we get our report from the washington dc newsroom at 7:15. >>> drive by shooting overnight in san jose injuries one man. it happened on roberts avenue around 11:00. authorities say the man was shot in the nose, and the hand. his injuries are not considered life threatening. >>> two bart passengers were robbed at gun point as they got a train in oakland. it happened at the colosseum part station parking lot. they were walking two cars when two gunmen demanded money. the suspects took off with their cell phones, bart officers used police dogs to attract the suspects to a warehouse area. one of the suspects may have been bit and was taken
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
romney will focus on domestic issues. with a heavy emphasis on the economy. something that we've heard a lot about on the campaign trail. >> what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. and to keep social security for hard-working americans. >> do you want four more years with people struggling to find jobs? >> mitt romney told supporters that the debate is not about victory toward >> governor romney is perhaps the underdog but he is going to be ready on the issues which is really what this election is about. >> on the other side the debate could have more pressure. >> i think the debate will be interesting in their quarter to back up their statements. they will be held accountable for more than they had to be held accountable for the past. >> both candidates know that every question counts and from those it can be costly. >> very few will win an election but quite a few also lost. >> what happens tonight could decide what happens on november 6th. >> as a reminder, go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest ne
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
's debate plan is clearly and concisely explains how he can fix the economy. >> i expect to be able to describe that in a way people will understand and if they do, i'll get elected. >> reporter: his running mate, paul ryan is preparing for his debate a week away. >> i really believe in the policies we're providing and we're pursuing. at the end of the day, i'm going to go in and be me. >> reporter: we already know where the candidates will be the morning after wednesday's debate. on thursday, romney and ryan will be in virginia. president obama is remaining in colorado for an event there. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you. the boy scouts of america will inform the police and sheriff's offices of the boys who worked in their ranks. the organization has been keeping information for decades. they have been orders to release the files from 1965 to 1985. now a spokesman for the scouts says the order has prompted them to go through the files to report any and all offenders to the police. >>> spanning the globe. facebook's mark zuckerberg met with dmitry medvedev today in
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
to change. >> reporter: the poll shows romney with momentum. but more voters think the economy is improving. what are they listening for tonight? >> i would like to hear firm chances on positions. definitely some good debates. >> reporter: inundated by ads -- >> this president cannot tell us -- >> reporter: -- some residents say they won't watch tonight's debate. >> i already know who i'm voting for and i just don't want to hear it anymore. >> reporter: in our poll, 6 in 10 found the debates just somewhat important or not at all. tracie potts, nbc news, denver. >> hopefully it will be a nice break from all the rhetoric we've been pounded with. this debate starts up at 8:00. >>> good morning. i don't know about you but i went to bed with my ac cranked up last night. >> i thought about the window opening but nah, way too hot. >> this is all anybody wants to talk about, the october heat wave. people who i haven't heard from for months getting up on my facebook page asking when is this heat going to break. it's funny how people crawl out of the woodwork when things heat extreme. 107, yeah. in g
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
has been saying in tv ads and speeches. the economy is getting worse. the president confronts romney if he has written off 47% of america to get richer. the debate happens tonight in denver. tracie potts has the preview. >> reporter: president obama on the right and mitt romney on the left. questions about taxes and health care. the bar is high for the president and predicts romney's aggressiveness is not a fun balance. >> he has the facts. he drills you. he is tenacious. that is the difference between four years ago and this time. >> reporter: the bottom line, democrats say, is who has specifics. >> the american people at home are looking for details. i think you will see president obama continue to do that. >> reporter: nbc's latest poll puts the president three points ahead with romney gaining ground. >> voters are less likely to be hispanic and percentage of people 18 to 29-year-olds dropped. as a consequence of the po poll being slightly older, it moves to mitt romney. >> reporter: more interesting, the battle ground states. romney closing the gap in virginia and florida, but no
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. not for an awards show or superbowl, mind you, but for a presidential debate heavy on talk about the economy. if there had been any doubt about how people watch and communicate during the debate, the sheer number of people who went on silicon valley based social networks last night was huge. just ask big bird. >> in the old days you wait until the polls come out, and it's very scripted, it's the questions that are asked. for the first time in history, again it's the realtime access to what people are really interested in, whether it's big bird or something else. and what's even more interesting is, big bird was mentioned so many more times on twitter, facebook than taxes. >> the good news from all this, people are still watching the debates on television, but now there's another way to connect. companies like united, and we just heard from that track these things think second screen viewing will bring more young people into the fold. fittingly, all of this on a day when facebook announced it's reached 1 billion users. raj, back to you. >> thank you, scott. for more coverage of this debate, g
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
debate we did see a strong showing from mitt romney on topics from the economy to health care. mark matthews has a look at first match-up. [ applause ] >> reporter: mitt romney ran to the middle telling the country lowering the tax rates for wealth any americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class. i'm not going to reduce share of taxes paid by high income people. >> reporter: romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit reductions to the rich. >> the president: it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdenning the middle class, it is math, -- arithmetic. >> i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> reporter: romney said he would repeople obama care but not all the parts people like. >> number one, preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. young people are able to stay on their family plan. >> the president: what your plan does is duplicate what already law. >> reporter: the
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
expectation. not only about washington, but what the economy feels like and looks like. the country is numbed and traumatized by recent economic events. oddly enough that core underlying hopelessness is benefiting the candidate who brought a campaign message of hope four years ago. >> many people think the president could not do that much about it to influence the economy? >> the president, the congress and they're not really sure any idea right now is the one or the set of one ideas to transform our economy from a low lying recovery to something that's better and more productive in a globalized very competitive economy. >> major garrett. he's brilliant, right? >> yes. >> thank you very much. >>> last night's "60 minutes" also showed us lesley stahl's revealing interview with arnold schwarzenegger. how he describes the way his wife, maria shriver confronted him about his affair with the family housekeeper and the child they had together. >> maria wants to have a meeting with your marriage counselor. tell us about that meeting. >> that particular visit that you talk about was the visit where s
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
debate today. the showdown is going to be here in denver and will focus on the issue of the economy. it has been heavily emphasized during his campaign and that is what we're gonna talk about. they're trying to lower the expectations. there from the camp says that it's not about winning and the other side is saying that they're going to pressure the challenger. >> i think the debate is going to be interesting in their by-to back up their statements. they will be held to account for more than they have been held accountable for as far as the facts and details. >> governor romney is probably the underdog but i believe he's going to be ready. he'll be ready about the issues and that is what this campaign is about. >> fumbles can be costly. and quite a few people have lost elections because of the poor debate. you can sit on art 247 news and weather channel comcast's 193 as well as digital 4.2. >> a quick break is 7:26 a.m. and a live look outside as we check out where the a's are hoping to wrap it all up this afternoon around 1230 or so. they will play the rangers for the last of the s
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
the struggling u.s. economy and the nation's sky high jobless rate. friday brings the labor department's employment report for september. in august, there were fewer new jobs than analysts expected and more americans stopped even looking for work. we also get data on auto sales for september which are still expected to be strong even though a lot of the 2013 models are in showrooms now. minutes from the federal reserve's latest policy meeting will be released and we'll see where ben bernanke and the rest of the bankers see the economy headed right now and kraft foods will split into two separately traded companies. i'm tyler mathisen. get your business news on cnbc. >> a reminder you can get business and tech news before the bell weekdays on "today in the bay" starting at 4:30 in the morning. much more ahead on "today in the bay." race to the white house. candidates get some last-minute jabs before wednesday's big debate. >> good morning. i'm mike inouye. there's lots to do "today in the bay." let's start with the perfect mix of both sides of my life. being the traffic guy there and da
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
. the debate is divideded into six segments. 15 minutes each. they're going to talk about the economy. and jobs. and health care. and the role of government. a number of things. what they want to try to do in those 15 minutes is really get in depth. get beyond the canned answers. and try to get in depth. so that voters can hear some specifics about how they want to create jobs or how they think the government should be involved in health care. that's what we're expecting here at the richie center tonight. the candidate's doing their final walk-through this afternoon. marla. >> all right, thank you. you can watch that debate right here. and of course we will have your complete wrap-up tonight at 11:00. >>> it is 5:42. if you're looking for something cool to do this weekend, a lot going on in san francisco, in the bay. >> fleet week kicks off today. the world's best sailors are back for another round of the america's cup world series. qualifying round starts this afternoon. bob, it looks like a nice calm serene morning. >> reporter: very nice, very nice on the water. the qualifying racing begins
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
owns. >>> plus, the job status. a look at how america is doing in the economy ahead of those debates coming up. >>> we'll take you live back here to san francisco to show you what goes on overnight while you're sleeping to make sure these a.c. 45s are ready for racing for this week's america's cup world series. that story coming up. [ boy ] with box tops for education, you can now earn even more cash for your school with two box tops on brands like old el paso, go-gurt, and green giant. look for specially marked packages in stores now! to earn box tops for education, with eboxtops™. shop at safeway through january 17th, buy five qualifying products and get 20 bonus eboxtops™ that you can redeem online. earn more and learn more at two ways to earn dot com. >>> welcome back. a quick check of today's top stories. firefighters still trying to figure out exactly what caused the fire that just gutted a home in berkeley. it burned for several hours. the five people inside fortunately were able to get out safely including one woman in a wheelchair who had to be rescued by police. >>> a n
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
horrific record on the economy and on national security. i think he will do that. i think he will be tough with the president. i don't think the president will react particularly well to that because i don't think the president gets people who are very tough with him very often, and i think that interplay i think will be the key moment of the night. >> you see more people optimistic about the economy. you see the president's poll numbers improving with regard to handling the economy. yet you still believe he's quite vulnerable. the polls are tightening. why and where? >> look, i think fundamentally the american public realize that barack obama has failed in his transformation of america. he came in, you know, with very lofty goals and saying that he was going to do all these things. he hasn't done any of them. the economy is in worse shape, the unemployment rate is in worse shape. national securitywise we're much more vulnerable. things are falling apart around the world in very key areas of the world, particularly with the middle east and with our ally israel. there's a lot of problems ju
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> it means a lot to our downtown businesses and our economy. people come to shows, they dine, may stay overnight so there is a spin-off just very excited. >> one person was missing from this ceremony, entertainer george lopez, organizers said his plane from southern california got delays. >> well, a lot of pressure on this one person. a million people that are descending. going to count on you tomorrow. >> you know, everything depends on what's happening outdoors with the big weekend. we're start of one of them on the deck of a vacant island. this gigantic ship, how about the green powered types of wind powered craft with the america's cup. they have wrapped up their competition. we saw these boats get back. we had good conditions for the race. the winds were picking up. those helped to drop our temperatures big time. let's look at some of the temperatures. you'll see fairly cool numbers that earlier in the week were 90. we'll look at 50s and 60s through the evening and the winds out here in san francisco, kind of breezy. 15 to 25 miles per hour. looking at the fleet week forecast if w
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